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Early Morning Balloon Safari with Breakfast from Magaliesburg

Highlights
  • Balloon flight is a great way to take in aerial views of the Magaliesbergs and the Cradle of Humankind
  • Champagne and post-flight breakfast included
  • Live commentary from your guide on the surrounding landscape
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Early Morning Balloon Safari with Breakfast from Magaliesburg
From US$199.39
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Magaliesburg Balloon Safari without hotel pick-up
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Magaliesburg Balloon Safari with return transfer between Sandton and Magalies River Launch Site
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Overview
Take in aerial views of the Magaliesbergs and the Cradle of Humankind on this hot air balloon safari. Get the best possible perspective on this striking landscape without paying for the high price of an airplane or helicopter tour. Spend the hour-long flight sipping champagne and enjoying the high altitude breeze, snapping photos and listening to commentary from your guide before landing for an included breakfast.
What to Expect
Start your flight from Skeerpoort in the Magalies River Valley, in the World Heritage Cradle of Humankind, an area steeped in natural history, beauty and boasting arguably the best ballooning weather in the world. A traditionally exquisite and beautifully appointed Clubhouse Pavilion and Restaurant awaits you at the launch site, providing ambient shelter and affording you the opportunity to freshen up in stylish facilities prior to the flight.
Having watched the balloons being set up under floodlights against a backdrop of the Magaliesburg mountains and with a cup of coffee to counter the early start, you prepare for take off and board the balloon. Whether in one of the three biggest balloons, each able to carry up to eighteen passengers, or in the smaller craft, the silent ascent and gentle flight punctuated only by the burners and some informative (and amusing) commentary from your highly experienced and fully qualified pilot, makes for an incredible and unforgettable experience.
A fully licensed retrieval vehicles, which have been following you on the ground whilst you have been enjoying your flight, will collect you upon landing and a professional and efficient crew pack away the balloon whilst you toast your time spent in the heavens with a glass of South African Champagne. You are then returned to the comfort of the Clubhouse Pavilion and Restaurant where an exclusive catering team will have prepared a delicious full English breakfast, and where you will be awarded a Citation for braving the African skies.
Whether catering to a large corporate group or an intimate engagement, this tour will provide you with a personal, professional service and an unforgettable experience!   
 
Reviews (236)
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile
Breath taking

Couldn't have made a better choice ! I surprised my husband for his birthday. He is not the biggest fan of outdoor activities yet he was completely blown away ,no pun intended🙂, by the balloon safari at Bill Harrops .we arrived to the venue with...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Elishabudram
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile
Highly recommended experience

My husband surprised me with a ride in a hot air balloon this morning. It was an incredible experience. The company is very professional, the Captain (Andrew) was skilled and experienced. The ride was followed by champagne and a delicious breakfast. It was a special...More

Thank Terri R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
_sdrury23

Wow!!!! Yes Wow!! It was an incredible experience from start to finish! Got to see the most amazing sunrise and Marc was a great captain, kept us entertained the entire flight! And to top it all off a champagne breakfast! One ticked off the bucket...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank _sdrury23
Reviewed 1 week ago
Hot Air Ballooning

Everything was run so professionally and I had an amazing morning fulfilling a dream on my bucket list. Bill was full of information and such an interesting gentleman full of fun and jokes. Ended off with bubbly after we landed safely and then we drove...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank topaz746
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Amazing

This hot air ballooning team was so amazing. We had some people with special needs in our group and they were so accommodating to make a flight possible for them. The views were breathtaking and the breakfast couldn’t be beat. Thank you for making our...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Zimriley
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Response from Bill Z | Reviewed this property |
I am myself asthmatic, and it was never an issue. Give it no thought. As for where to get picked up, I can only say that we stayed at Zulu Nyala Country Manor, and that they drove us to the site.
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